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How do I connect my laptop to a print server

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I followed the instructions to set-up my DP-G310 print server to a wired computer.  I went to 192.68.0.10 and completed the set-up.  The wired computer prints fine.  However, I now want to connect my 2 laptops to be able to connect to the print server wirelessly.  How is this done.  I assume I have to go to the laptop and click on add printer...but what steps I need to do next is beyond me and the instructions do not cover this set-up.
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You will need to share your printer first.
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Have a look at this article http://www.microsoft.com/windowsxp/using/networking/expert/honeycutt_july2.mspx

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its a dell 1100

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leegclystvale, the reason why I bought a print server (DLink) was so I could print at any time and not rely on the wired computer to be turned on..the link you provided is on how to share a printer over a network which I am familiar with, but lacks the flexibility I need.  Thank you though for the response...it is appreciated.
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Ok sorry. have ytou tried adding a printer on the laptop, and selecting network printer, then Select Connect to a printer on the internet or hone.office network and typing in http://192.168.0.10 ( I assume your question description has a typo 192.68.0.10!)
What happens if you do this?
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leegclystyale - this usually works with newer printservers but the DP-G310 is an older model. There should be an included setup utility to connect to the print server OR you have to set it up manually using instructions.
Here is the D-Link product download page - I see there is a PS Admin utility AND a bunch of REALLY useful looking FAQs there.
Cheers!
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Good info. Thanks Pugglewuggle

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